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£25,592raised of £100,000 target by 1154 supporters

    Weʼve raised £25,592 to Save Nicola

    Llanelli, United Kingdom
    Funded on Saturday, 1st April 2017

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    Thank you for visiting Nicola’s just giving page.
    Unfortunately Nicola’s treatment options with the NHS are now coming to an end. The NHS have given Nicola two years of life left, that is not long enough.
    Nicola is 32 years old, has two children, Owen and Ava and husband Alex.
    Nicola is fun and never takes herself too seriously, coupled with a great sense of humour and genuine happiness, time spent with Nicola always results in laughing too much. She is an amazing mother, selfless, happy and great at hugs. Nicola’s happy times cannot end, its far far too soon.

    Nicola’s cancer journey started at only 15 and was diagnosed with osteosarcoma (bone cancer).
    The tumour was located in her right leg. Nicolas resilience and strength of character shone, as she went through six cycles of life saving chemotherapy and countless surgeries. One surgery was to remove a lot of bone and her entire right knee which was replaced with a metal prosthetic.
    Unfortunately due to a severe case of septicaemia Nicola had to have an above the knee amputation in 2011. This was a hugely life changing operation. Again, Nicola rallied and got through it, rehabilitation and hard work allowed her to proudly walk down the aisle in 2015. It was an amazing emotional achievement. In 2013 Nicola was diagnosed with metastatic lung cancer, the cancer had laid dormant for 14 years and now had decided to grow. It was thought that the cancer had been removed with surgery but in 2015 it came back with intensity.
    The money raised will fund Nicolas treatment, Nicola will give weekly updates and will keep you all informed with her progress. Nicola has got through everything life has thrown at her and she will not give up now but needs your help.
    Nicola is my cousin and beautiful friend, I need her, but she is needed much much more by her children and husband.
    Please can everyone support our Nicola, this is lifesaving treatment and anything you contribute will make a huge difference,
    Thank you,
    Em xx

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    • Save Nicola8 months ago
      Save Nicola

      Save Nicola

      8 months ago

      Dear supporters, Following Nicola's untimely death and in consultation with our solicitor and the Government’s Fundraising body: We hereby give notice that we intend to re-direct the Save Nicola fund to Nicola’s husband and children, to the Latch Welsh children’s cancer charity and to the Ty Bryngwyn Hospice. If you wish to contact us by 23rd April, please email savenicolafund@gmail.com. The fund will be re-directed on 24th April 2018. Whilst we are heartbroken, it is now our determination to see out Nicola's wishes. Save Nicola Team

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    Supporters

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    • Clare Dyson

      Clare Dyson

      Apr 1, 2017

      I was so touched by your story in Closer magazine that I simply wanted to help you raise enough for your treatment. I hope with all of my heart that you get to see your beautiful children grow up. Xxx

      £20.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Mar 31, 2017

      My heart is with you. Best wishes.

    • sam meredith (sfg)

      sam meredith (sfg)

      Mar 31, 2017

      We are a group of staff who have engaged with our colleagues to 'dress down' once a month and to pay for the privilege, NHS admin staff. We would like to help you. Every little helps and best wishes

      £50.00

    • No name

      No name

      Mar 30, 2017

      I read your story today at work I'm deeply saddened for what's happened. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult road ahead. All the best x

      £20.00

    • Kerry Moseley

      Kerry Moseley

      Mar 30, 2017

      Hi, I've just read your story on holiday. I hope you get the treatment you so deserve Nicola, allowing more precious time with your lovely family - good luck xxx

      £20.00

    • Tara Fairy

      Tara Fairy

      Mar 29, 2017

      Good luck xxx

      £10.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Mar 29, 2017

      Hope this helps. All the best!

      £50.00

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